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Monkeypod Kitchen

Wailea Gateway
10 Wailea Gateway Pl., Unit B-201 (Piilani Hwy.)
Kihei, HI 96753
Combining chef Peter Merriman’s locavore and Hawaii regional cuisine with a complementary ambience.
Monkeypod Kitchen, Kihei, HI

Monkeypod Kitchen Restaurant Review:

Monkeypod Kitchen, always buzzing, boasts an interior created by local monkeypod wood craftspeople and a menu that takes cues from the successes of chef-owner Peter Merriman’s many years as one of Hawaii’s regional cuisine masters. The mission at Monkeypod? “Merrimaking.” There’s plenty of fresh fish prepared in familiar ways: tacos, fish ‘n’ chips and poke; salads composed with locally sourced ingredients (the restaurant also uses island-raised beef and free-range proteins); hand-tossed pizzas that emerge from the kiawe wood-fired oven; and hand-made cream pies. The bar is known for its extensive array of beers, craft beers on tap, and a progressive cocktail menu and wine list. Twice-daily happy hours feature drinks specials and half off appetizers.